Biography of Andrew J. Townsend
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Townsend, Andrew J., was born in the town of Ithaca, March 15, 1843, and was educated in the district schools. At the age of twenty one he married Mary, daughter of John Scott, by whom he had three sons and two daughters. Mr. Townsend is Democratic in politics, and takes an active interest in educational matters, having been school trustee for two years. He gives his attention chiefly to the milk business, handling about 120 quarts daily. He has a farm of 120 acres, and raises large quantities of grain and hay. His father was born in the town of Ithaca in 1815, and spent his life in this town, keeping a grocery store for a number of years.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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